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GPD Officer named Woman of the Year

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been named "Woman of the Year".
     
Kolenya Edwards was recognized at the North Carolina Law Enforcement Women’s Association (NCLEWA) annual conference, which was held September 3-6.

Officer Edwards is a nine-year veteran and an East Carolina University graduate. She's a native of Roanoke Rapids, NC.

She's currently assigned to the Administrative Services Bureau as Personnel & Recruiting Officer.  Edward has also served in the Field Operations Bureau as a patrol officer and as a detective in the Criminal Investigations Bureau’s Special Victims Unit.  She's a member of the GPD Honor Guard and a certified NC law enforcement instructor.  Edwards also teaches a self-defense classes for woman.

The NCLEWA is dedicated to fostering and maintaining the professionalism of women in law enforcement. The non-profit also seeks to strengthen the contributions of women to the field of law enforcement in the state of North Carolina.


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